At 6-foot-2, Pat Mulville is an undersized big man in the Catholic League, often charged with the thankless task of guarding the opposition’s tallest player. In a league this good, it’s a job that requires the senior forward to bring his hard hat into the lane for every game.
Glenn Shapley, who has cerebral palsy, has been the boys varsity basketball manager at Northeast for the last three seasons. On Monday, he scored his first-ever varsity points.
Before the Philadelphia Eagles hit the gridiron, the Frankford Yellow Jackets represented the City of Brotherly Love. In 1926, they won the NFL championship.
Here is an updated look at how the area boys basketball squads are faring as the season winds down and playoffs approach. All records are through Jan. 27
What’s the secret to longevity and career fulfillment? Find a job that doesn’t feel like one and enjoy it every single day.
In an athletics-crazed town like Philadelphia, the natural assumption is that a commemorative sports Hall of Fame would have been in existence for at least a handful of decades.
George Washington head football coach Ron Cohen, who scored 12 Public League titles in his 30 seasons with the Eagles, recently announced his retirement.
Sometimes, Quadire Truesdale felt like he had to do too much, so he lobbied for one of his best buds to come join him on the basketball court.
After scoring over 20 points per game as a junior at Northeast, Elmange Watson transferred to George Washington and accepted a reduced role in the offense. So far, it's paying dividends for everybody involved.
In the classic sports movie Hoosiers, Norman Dale, the head basketball coach of Hickory High, demands that his players pass the ball four times before taking a shot.